Where’s Sexy Beasts Manor on the Netflix Dating Show?
Hertfordshire’s stately home, Knebworth House, is back as “Sexy Beasts Manor” in the second series of the Netflix dating show.
Narrated by American actor and comedian Rob Delaney and produced by All3Media’s Lion TV, Blind Show Sexy Beasts is back for series two on the streaming site.
And once again, Knebworth House stars as the Manor of Sexy Beasts – “a stately home designed to be discarded” according to narrator Delaney.
Series two of Sexy Beasts consists of six episodes and was released worldwide on Netflix on October 7th.
It was filmed in the UK last year, where all government COVID-19 guidelines were strictly adhered to.
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As well as Knebworth House, Sexy Beasts the filming of the second series took place in places such as Trafalgar Square and Tower Bridge in London, and at the Novelli Academy of celebrity chef Jean-Christophe Novelli.
For those who haven’t seen the TV show, Sexy Beasts uses Hollywood-level prosthetics to disguise the daters.
Each episode features a unique new ‘breeder’ in search of true love – based purely on personality.
It’s only when the dating is over and the Picker has chosen his romantic partner – their so-called Sexy Beast – that the real faces will be revealed.
The Picker first speeds up the dates for their three potential love matches – all in full prosthetic makeup.
Like this summer’s first Netflix series, The Gatherer will kick off one of their three dates at Sexy Beasts Manor – actually Knebworth House in Hertfordshire – which the narrator describes as “the ceremonial site of the beasts dropped in pursuit of the true love “.
After their second real-world dates, again with full prosthetic makeup to hide their true identities, the remaining contestants meet either in the mansion’s “Grand Hall of Romance” or its “Tunnel of Love”. .
They will then see their potential loves unmasked without the elaborate makeup.
So who will find love based solely on personality? And who will be disappointed when the real faces are revealed?
In the first episode of the second series, the Dragon breeder – aka Nashville music lover Mick – must choose between yoga teacher Edith, the meditating armadillo, Lincoln’s Abby in shark makeup, and Angella Katherine in a meerkat disguise. .
Episode three of the series features a special appearance by Michelin-starred chef Jean-Christophe Novelli MBE at his cooking school.
Episode four sees the Gatherer, New York chef Sullie, dressed up as a bat – rather fitting as the Knebworth Mansion was also Wayne Manor in Tim Burton’s 1989 Batman film with Michael Keaton as the Caped Crusader.
Another of the dates sees the couple learning archery in the English countryside.